Security Auditor

Tyne and Wear
£25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
18 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Mary Worthington
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Information Security Auditor

My client, a market leader in their professional services sector are currently looking for a security auditor to work full time on one of their largest customer sites, near Newcastle. This is a newly created role, with the ability to shape your career path. Sitting in a wider information security team dispersed across the UK, you will have the opportunity to interact with multiple stakeholders on client site and internally. This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of something new, in a business actively investing in security.

The role

  • Identify areas to be audited and type of audit required.
  • Review policies prior to audits.
  • Interrogate systems for evidence and accuracy.
  • Collect evidence on current practices and results.
  • Analyse findings and identify risks and non-compliances.
  • Feedback on findings to relevant management via a clear and constructive written report with recommendations where they can be made.
  • Production and management of action plans, ensuring responsibilities and deadlines for actions are assigned.
  • Align security standards with internal and external authorised partners to ensure global consistency - PCI DSS, ISO27001 etc.
  • Through auditing and investigations, be able to identify information security risks against client and applicable standards.
  • Communicate with relevant personnel at all levels in the business to ensure that appropriate risk treatments are put in place and delivered.
  • Support the business in selecting controls which will be a part of the company's risk treatment plan.
  • Verify that the controls are in place and are effective and appropriatDeliver briefs and presentations as required internally.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of Information Security Training.
  • To drive security committee meetings and forums with correct audience.
  • Feed relevant outputs into the company wide governance program.


  • One or more years in an information security position such as security administrator/auditor
  • Knowledge of global Information Security Standards i.e. ISO27001, PCI DSS, NIST , COPC
  • Ideally some exposure to apple technologies.

To apply for the role please send your CV to Or for more information call Mary on 01179145273.

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